Senator Azam Swati, known for emerging with a one-million dollar currency note in his native Swat, was arrested for allegedly tweeting a highly obnoxious and intimidating message against state institutions, including the army chief, according to a criminal complaint filed by the FIA. Swati’s tweet stated “Mr. Bajwa congratulations to you and few with you. Your plan is really working and all criminals are getting free at cost of this country.
With these thugs getting free, you have legitimized corruption. How you predict now the future of this country (sic).” The punitive action against Swati was indeed swift and smacked with an intention that was multifaceted, to say the least. For all intents and purposes, Azam Swati carries not have a good reputation and not many quarters may shed tears on the treatment meted out to him so he has joined the list of Dr. Shahbaz Gill but a message has been duly conveyed.
On the other hand, such pawns are always available to cause disruption within the ranks of friends and foes and cause misunderstanding that is then widely exploited. However, saner segments can now cut through the maze and see what is actually happening. The Weekender